Definition of focalization in US English:

focalization

noun

technical
  • See focalize

    • ‘But the greatest narratological weapon has been focalization, i.e. the point of view or perspective from which an event is described.’
    • ‘The novel hides its subversive ideology behind Oshinica's focalization, masterfully using it to challenge the establishment.’
    • ‘The freshness of effect that is produced by Moon Shadow's naive perception springs from child focalization.’
    • ‘In Scarlet Sister Mary, shifts in focalization between omniscient and limited perspectives delve frequently into Mary's consciousness.’
    • ‘But what she can do is force a shift in focalization - an even rarer feat in the context of this particular narrative.’

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